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Emily Downey - Cross Country - Kansas Jayhawks

Emily Downey

Height 5'7''
Class Freshman
Hometown Overland Park, Kan.
High School St. Thomas Aquinas HS


Utilized redshirt season.

Ran to the Kansas 5A State Cross Country Championship as a senior in 2014, completing the 4K in a time of 15:06.20 … Also helped her Aquinas team to three-straight 4A state cross country titles from 2012-14 … Kansas 5A state runner-up as a junior in 2013 … Eastern Kansas League (EKL) cross country champion in 2014 … Held two school records in track; two mile (10:57) and mile (5:03 … Ran to two state titles in track as a senior in 2015, in the mile and the two-mile runs … Graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Daughter of John and Cathy Downey … Has five siblings: Kelli, Anne, Joe, Will and Tom … Undecided on major.